Ali Burley


Grad Dip Relationship Counselling, Ad. Dip Christian Counselling, Cert IV TAE

Director Scarf Consulting

Phone : 0402 437 406

Ali is an accredited counsellor who, in addition to her counselling practise, teaches counselling within the tertiary sector. Ali has a background in business, church and community groups. She married, raised a family, lost a partner, survived and flourished.

Ali has a particular interest in working with and empowering teens and young adults to come to grips with the many difficult and conflicting situations and emotions that arise during this stage of rapid change and emerging independence. She assists clients to identify and develop personal strengths and values, and to understand and build on good communication skills while making key decisions regarding study, work and relationships in the transition to healthy adulthood.

Her counselling practice also has a focus, informed by personal experience, on working in the area of grief and loss. 

Ali loves helping people develop skills and strategies to equip and enable them to better navigate life’s challenges in a more balanced and confident way, and to reignite their enjoyment of life.

Ali offers counselling for individuals, couples, and families in the following areas:

  • Grief & Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Adolescence and Parenting
  • Self Worth and Self Esteem
  • Life Changes and Transitions
  • Pre-Marriage Counselling (Prepare-Enrich Facilitator)
  • Sexual Orientation and Identity
  • Suicide Prevention and Bereavement (Hope for Life Facilitator)
  • General Counselling